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Dr. John Severson, Superintendent of Muskegon Area Intermediate School District, along with Associate Superintendent for Special Education and Early Childhood Services Kathy Fortino, was inducted into the MASA Winners’ Circle on January 22, 2015. The Winners’ Circle is MASA’s way of recognizing members whose leadership has launched or adapted an effective program or practice, that achieves results, and that could be replicated in other districts. The administrators were honored at an Awards and Recognition luncheon during MASA’s Midwinter Conference in Kalamazoo.
Today leaders from 18 local modern manufacturers connected with 130 students from the Muskegon Area Career Tech Center and other schools during the first ever Modern Manufacturing Day. The students, some slated to graduate later this year, were eager to meet with local employers to discuss future career opportunities in the areas of machining, welding, manufacturing, electrical and computer technologies, computer aided design, and engineering.
The World War II atrocities of the Nazi regime are still fresh in the mind of local Veteran James Zuidema. He and other members of the Muskegon community are urging all people to come together in a stand against anti-Semitism by remembering and honoring the 70th Anniversary of the liberation of Auchwitz-Birkenau.
Friday, January 23, 2015, the Muskegon Area Career Tech Center (MACTC) will host its First Annual Modern Manufacturing Day. The goal of this event is to help bridge the gap between schools and manufacturing. Locally and nationally, manufacturing employers are reporting a skilled labor shortage. This event will help employers connect with future generations and ensure the ongoing prosperity of the industry. So far twelve employers are signed up to participate.
Students from the Catering & Culinary Management program at the Muskegon Area Career Tech Center (MACTC) visited the Culinary Institute of Michigan (CIM) in downtown Muskegon today to witness demonstrations and tour the modern culinary facility. The visit gave students the chance to meet instructors one-on-one, and experience what it is like for students who choose to attend the CIM.